EXPLORE. DISCOVER. ENJOY.
We are open!
Advance tickets and reservations are required.
Make connections with the natural world at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Feel the smooth skin of a gliding stingray. Spot eels and sharks swimming in the depths. Look an albino alligator in the eye. Wonder at baby sea turtles. Delight in a family of otters playing in a waterfall.
See why visitors vote the Aquarium a top regional and national attraction each year.
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Virtual Mud Day
Celebrate International Mud Day with a few mud-tastic activities then meet a mud turtle virtually. June 29.
Tickets and Information
We're open! Advance tickets only for guests and members. Choose a date/time to visit.
Family Paint Night
Mix up a colorful evening of fun at the Aquarium. Dates from June 23 to August 11. Themes change nightly.